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Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware County Courthouse

 
 
Delaware County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Delaware County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Delaware County was constituted September 26, 1789. This courthouse was built in 1850 and rebuilt in 1913. It is the sixth of this judicial district in line of direct succession from the first court house in Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 55.156′ N, 75° 23.5′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Front Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Media PA 19063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware County (a few steps from this marker); Ronald Reagan (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); McCain Rally (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors of Delaware County Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna Howard Shaw (approx. one mile away); The Great Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Minquas’ Path (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Media.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Delaware County Courthouse Marker-Inscription below the clock image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Delaware County Courthouse Marker-Inscription below the clock
Delaware County Courthouse Lawn-Grand Canyon of the Colorado River image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
3. Delaware County Courthouse Lawn-Grand Canyon of the Colorado River
Inscription next to the painting-Grand Canyon of the Colorado River 1892 and 1908 by Thomas Moran. American (born England), 1837-1926. "This painting is made for those who have never visited the Grand Canyon. As you get close to the painting, you become completely immersed in the size an majesty of the canyon. You basically walk right into it. I love that feeling." Mark D. Mitchell-American Curator in American Art and Manager for the Center for American Art.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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